Paul Bartelt

CEO and President, The Vollrath Company

Paul Bartelt is the CEO and President of the Vollrath Company LLC, a 140 year-old global company supplying products to the commercial foodservice, retail foodservice, industrial  component and industrial cleaning industries. Over the past 5 years, Vollrath has more than doubled in size through significantly expanding both its product lines and global reach.   Prior to Vollrath, Paul held a variety of leadership positions at the Kohler Company and John Deere.  Paul has  a B.S. and M.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.B.A. from the University of Iowa. Paul has been happily married for 24 years to his wife Beth and had two children, Katie(15) and Noah (13).  They currently reside on a hobby farm in progress outside of Sheboygan Falls, WI and when not on the farm spend as much time possible sailing  on Lake Michigan.